Medical oncology involves using chemotherapy, hormone therapy and other targeted therapy for the treatment of cancer.
The medical oncology service consists of an outpatient service, with clinics conducted at the Central Coast Cancer Centre at Gosford Hospital and the Cancer Centre at Wyong Hospital. In addition, in-patient consultation and admission services are available.
The department prides itself on its commitment to clinical trials for which it received the NSW Premier's Award for Outstanding Cancer Research - Innovation in Cancer Clinical Trials, in 2016. In addition, the department remains active in medical education through its affiliation with the University of Newcastle.
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Research and medical oncology clinical trials